Teachers, sign up for a FREE sponsored electronic newspaper subscription and gain access to videos, programs, lessons and more!
Click on the icons for interactive news experiences for you and your students. The news-related lesson plans offer an easy way to integrate technology into your program. There are writing assignments with instruction, video and polling, informational text with interactive comprehension quizzes, and much more. They're easy to use and make use of the latest in technology's learning tools.
A great vocabulary builder, terrific for SAT practice.
An inspirational quote and writing prompt.
Headlines from around the world with an interactive globe. Speech tool can read the story aloud.
A brief news story and a writing lesson, updated daily.
Ten+ lesson plans in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies, timed to this week's events.
Can be printed and distributed to students.
A video and news activity for students in grades K-3.
A video and news poll activity for grades 4 and higher. Updated weekly.
A weekly in-depth writing assignment with instructions and news connection.
Informational text with a self-assessment comprehension quiz. Updated weekly.
An in-depth look at a story making news this week.
The Virginian-Pilot provides newspapers to grades K-12 in the greater Hampton Roads area. Classroom access to the electronic replica of The Virginian-Pilot (ePilot) is supported by subscriber donations.
NEWS is a dynamic tool for energizing classrooms, engaging students, increasing cultural awareness, and essential for encouraging critical thinking skills. The newspaper is a powerful tool for promoting literacy, while also creating involved and informed citizens. Our mission is to partner with teachers and administrators in providing classroom access to news for every student in the greater Hampton Roads area. Login or register to receive your daily access to The Virginian-Pilot!